Thursday, April 17, 2008

Alexa Announced New Rankings System

"Our rankings have changed" that what Alexa is saying on their website. Well, it seems like good news for search engine optimizers, webmasters, web directory owners who always like to check Alexa Ranking for their websites.

Yes! Alexa have launched a new Alexa rankings system with improved methodology and algorithm to check website popularity. Website Rankings on Alexa are now based on more web sources giving better indication on popularity. Get more information at

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  1. is a subsidiary of It is a website which provides information on traffic levels for websites. The Alexa rank is measured according to the amount of users who’ve visited a website with the Alexa toolbar installed. Alexa toolbar is an application developed by Alexa Internet. Its primary use is to measure website statistics. This toolbar collects as well as gives some valuable information. Once you install it, the Alexa toolbar monitors all your surfing and collects information about what domains you visit. They use this data to rank web sites. The traffic rank they assign to websites is based on 3 months of aggregated historical traffic data from millions of other users and is a combined measure of page views and users. Webmasters, advertisers and ad networks use your blog’s Alexa rank as a gauge to determine the worth of a link on your website. If you depend on link or site selling as a form of monetization you’ll definitely want to increase your Alexa rank, because it’ll increase your bargaining power when it comes to ad pricing.